• 4400-Year-Old Tomb of Ancient Priestess Found in Egypt
4400-Year-Old Tomb of Ancient Priestess Found in Egypt

According to Egyptian authorities, the tomb was found during excavation work carried out in Giza western cemetery, which houses tombs of the Old Kingdom. The minister said he was looking forward to further discoveries at the site, which is located about 20km (12 miles) south of the capital. The finding marks the first discovery to be announced in 2...

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  • Rebels attack police, free Lashkar militant in Kashmir, 2 policemen dead
Rebels attack police, free Lashkar militant in Kashmir, 2 policemen dead

Naveed Jat alias Abu Hunzullah escaped when the waiting militants fired at the police party outside SMHS hospital. "Six detainee were being brought from Central Jail". Out of them, one snatched weapons from police & fired at the protection party. Bhat said the entire area, including Batmaloo and Karan Nagar, has been cordoned and searches are goi...

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  • USA warns Latin America over China ties
USA warns Latin America over China ties

Last week, President Trump said at a meeting in Virginia that he would cut aid to countries that were "pouring drugs" into the States. "If President Maduro would return to the Venezuelan constitution, restore the duly elected assembly, dismantle the illegitimate constituent assembly, and return to free, fair elections, then he's happy to stay and...

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  • 200 million Pakistanis stand by Kashmir, PM Abbasi addresses AJK Assembly
200 million Pakistanis stand by Kashmir, PM Abbasi addresses AJK Assembly

Affairs and Gilgit-Baltistan Muhammad Barjees Tahir were also present on the occasion. "The Pakistani government wanted to stop me from raising the Kashmir issue", Saeed said while speaking at the Nazria Pakistan Trust in Lahore. Lambasting the Marxist government in Tripura, he said it had failed to bring development to the state despite being in p...

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  • Paul Ryan Proudly Tweets About School Worker Getting $1.5 Wage Hike
Paul Ryan Proudly Tweets About School Worker Getting $1.5 Wage Hike

And in a tweet he chose not to delete, he seemed to imply that, deep down, he kind of agrees with Pelosi. To prove his point, Ryan highlighted a section of the story that read, "Julia Ketchum, a Pennsylvania high school secretary, saw her paycheck increase $78 a year - enough to cover the cost of her yearly Costco membership".

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  • Magnitude 4.5 natural disaster jolts eastern Taiwan's Hualien
Magnitude 4.5 natural disaster jolts eastern Taiwan's Hualien

Geological Survey said. "We classify this as a light quake so people felt it, but no damage", said natural disaster seismologist Taimi Mulder. No casualties had been reported as of press time. A 5.5-magnitude aftershock was reported at 10:13 p.m.in the same region, the center said in another statement. The temblor was recorded at a depth of abo...

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  • Israel strikes continue in Egypt's Sinai for years
Israel strikes continue in Egypt's Sinai for years

Speaking with The Egyptian Independent news website, Refaai insisted the report is not "credible". There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the attack, which bore the hallmarks of the extremist Islamic State group, now leading a long-running insurgency in Sinai.

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  • Samsung boss Jay Y. Lee escapes prison, now on probation
Samsung boss Jay Y. Lee escapes prison, now on probation

Lee had been in custody since February 2017. Lee's case brought down the government of former President Park Geun-Hye, and he has been in jail for almost a year. The special counsel has demanded 12 years in prison for Lee. Lee, Samsung's vice chairman, had been convicted on charges including bribery and embezzlement and was sentenced to two...

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  • PLO orders plans to be made for 'disengaging' from Israel
PLO orders plans to be made for 'disengaging' from Israel

Abbas, who was elected to a four-year term as president in 2005, recently began serving his fourteenth year. "I'm not saying that we don't make mistakes; every society and every government makes mistakes", Erekat said. "Therefore, we are seeking, together with global parties, to convene an worldwide conference for peace". The statements, howeve...

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  • North Korea using Berlin embassy to obtain nuclear technology
North Korea using Berlin embassy to obtain nuclear technology

In brief extracts released in advance, the intelligence chief described how the North Korean embassy had purchased "dual use" technology that could be employed for civilian or military purposes. "When we see such things, we stop them". North Korea has used its embassy in Berlin to obtain materials for its nuclear weapons program, according to...

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  • Yellen to start out Monday at Brookings Establishment, following Bernanke
Yellen to start out Monday at Brookings Establishment, following Bernanke

It also announced that until the bank proves its compliance and obedience of governance rules, it is prohibited from growing past its end of 2017 size. She argued the Fed could leave its key policy rate at a record low near zero for far longer than had previously been thought prudent. After arranged substitutions this year, five may remain.

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  • French business boom shows no sign of abating in January - PMIs
French business boom shows no sign of abating in January - PMIs

Expert consensus is that the index will rise from 55.9 points to 56.6 points, which would be another strong boost for market hopes of an interest rate hike from the Federal Reserve next month. The services sector is more labor-intensive than manufacturing, and policymakers are counting on it to create jobs. He said: "The data should prompt invest...

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  • Freeland: Trump administration is 'explicitly protectionist'
Freeland: Trump administration is 'explicitly protectionist'

Trudeau's comments on Friday could ratchet up pressures and remind the USA that Canada - America's largest export market - is thinking about life after Nafta if the negotiations collapse. Toomey said he found the tariff decision "very disturbing" and it contributed to the urgency to send a message on NAFTA. "They are a much more optimistic grou...

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  • No Pulling Out, TDP to Stall Parliament
No Pulling Out, TDP to Stall Parliament

The TDP MPs, however, managed the show saying the party supremo directed them to mount pressure on the Centre until justice was done. The two parties had fought the 2014 elections in alliance where the TDP had emerged as the second largest party in the NDA in terms of seats won.

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  • COAS attends funeral prayers of Swat blast martyrs
COAS attends funeral prayers of Swat blast martyrs

The military statement said 13 people were injured in the blast and have admitted to the hospital. Security forces and police have cordoned off the area. In 2009, Taliban were pushed across the border into Afghanistan, where Pakistan alleges they are sheltered. The Pakistani Taliban claimed responsibility for the attack, one of the deadlies...

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  • Venezuelan president says Tillerson's LatAm tour targets Venezuelan socialism
Venezuelan president says Tillerson's LatAm tour targets Venezuelan socialism

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson earlier this week made a renewed call for Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro's government to face worldwide isolation, a theme he plans to pursue at each stop in a six-nation tour of Latin America. Many blame him for the scarcity of basic products and for inflation which this year is expected to reach 13,000 p...

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  • Rickie Fowler birdies last 3 holes to take lead
Rickie Fowler birdies last 3 holes to take lead

He finished fourth in the event last year and was runner-up the year before when he lost in a playoff to Hideki Matsuyama . Fowler will have his hands full against some of ASU's finest. Mickelson is trying to win for the first time since 2013, and is one of three Arizona State products among the top seven. Phil Mickelson , who has won at TPC ...

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  • PV Sindhu beats Ratchanok Intanon 21-13, 21-15, goes into finals
PV Sindhu beats Ratchanok Intanon 21-13, 21-15, goes into finals

It allowed Zhang, ranked 11, to attack the flanks at will in the closely fought final. "I am not surprised to find myself in the final", said the Las-Vegas based shuttler whose wants to win at least one Super Series title in 2018. All England Championships finalist Shi Yuqi of China set up an exciting men's singles summit clash with world n...

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  • Mattis says U.S. has no evidence of Syrian use of sarin gas
Mattis says U.S. has no evidence of Syrian use of sarin gas

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis says the USA has no evidence that the Syrian government has used the deadly chemical sarin on its citizens despite reports from aid groups and others in the country. Syrian activists said on Sunday that civilians have suffered chlorine gas poisoning during an attack on the rebel-held town of Saraqeb in Idlib province,...

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  • Weather: UK braced for one of winter's 'coldest weeks'
Weather: UK braced for one of winter's 'coldest weeks'

A Status Yellow snow and ice warning has been issued by Met Éireann with up to three centimetres of snow expected tomorrow evening. Craig Snell from the Met Office told Sun Online: "Commuters travelling on Monday morning in London and the south east should check travel options before heading out, because it will snow during rush hour".

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